Indent Announces 2007 Partnership Grant Recipients - MusicNSW

NSW Minister for the Arts, Bob Debus, today announced $95,000 in Indent Partnership Grants that will enable young people across NSW to stage all-ages, drug and alcohol-free music events.

“This program allows young people to create their own entertainment programs whilst developing organisational and social skills in a safe, drug and alcohol-free environment”.

“Our Partnership Grants program is essentially the heart of the Indent project. It is vital for kick-starting and reinvigorating all-ages entertainment in regional and metropolitan NSW”. Greg Carey, Indent Project Manager.

The partnership grants are funded by Indent, the peak youth all-ages entertainment project of MusicNSW.

Mr Debus said that the 35 funded groups demonstrated exceptional event proposals for youth-driven entertainment in their local communities.

Since 2000 the Indent program has supported more than 700 events across NSW via the Partnership Grants Program with a combined attendance of close to 150,000 young people including: Shoreshocked Music Festival (North Sydney), Down The Park (Sutherland) & Fishers Gig (Campbelltown).

Grant recipients are also eligible for free workshops in event management and music business skills to help prepare them for careers in the entertainment industry.

And the 2007 Indent Partnership Grant Recipients are…

Metro & Surrounds
Gosford – Central Coast Indent Team
Campbelltown – Campbelltown YERG
Newcastle – The Loft music Events Team
Burwood – Noisy Team
Mt Riverview – Robz Mum’s Productions
Gordon – Ignite
Bondi – Bondi Blitz 07 Sub Committee
Sutherland – PLAY Youth Events Committee
Canterbury – Youth X Festival Committee
Dapto – Dapto Youth Indent Committee
Blacktown – Young Women’s Leadership Project
Fairfield – West is Rock!
Penrith – Lekenny
North Richmond – Northo Entertainment Project

Bathurst – Rock Up Bathurst
Lithgow – The Drift YC
Tuncurry – New Moon Productions
Orange – Rock Up
Lithgow – Gow Live!
Dungog – Dungog Youth Music Cru
Queanbeyan – Liquidfest 2007
Gloucester – Gloucester IC
Port Macquarie – Editions
Maitland – MaitlandYMC
Cessnock – Cessnock YEC
Telligerry – Handstand Indent Team
Taree – Manning IC
Kiama – Crackerjats
Albury – Infusion Youth Action C
Muswellbrook – Upper Hunter IC
Temora – TYRO
Wingecarribee – High and Mighty
Dubbo – Rock Up Dubbo
Shoalhaven FYRE – Fresh Youth Entertainment
Gunnedah – YOGO

Media Contact: Richard Tamplenizza – Indent Partnerships Manager Ph 02 9699-9706